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First Grade Visits...Washington DC

For Teachers 1st
Take your first graders on a virtual trip to around Washington, DC. This presentation provides illustrated slides featuring a map showing the location of Washington, DC, the White House, and some of the more famous memorials and...
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Washington DC

For Teachers 2nd
After listening to the story, Arthur Meets the President, 2nd graders create travel posters about Washington DC A discussion about what makes a good travel poster takes place, then pupils are given travel brochures and art supplies so...
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Capital Monuments: Exploring Washington, DC Frances Cleveland: Law, Politics and Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students, working in small groups, research seven of the most famous monuments found in Washington, DC. They design brochures based on the information they gather from Internet and print resources. Upon completion, they share the...
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Building a Federal Town: Washington, DC

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create a timeline of the history of Washington, D.C. from 1787 to 1879. Using the internet, they read specified articles about the design of the capital and city of Washington DC. Students write a newspaper article about...
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There's a Boy In The Girls' Bathroom: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
People travel to Washington, DC from all over the world to take a tour of the White House or catch a glimpse of the Washington Monument. Using the novel study for There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar, scholars research an...
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Washington, D.C.: The Ultimate Core Knowledge Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students plan for a nine-day trip to the nation's capital. After taking an attention-getting quiz about what they already know about the National Mall, young travelers learn about planning, fundraising, and budgeting for a trip to...
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Greek Architecture in Washington DC

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine Greek architecture in Washington, DC. In this Greek architecture lesson, 3rd graders view pictures from the Library of Congress and Google images. Students note the characteristics of the style find examples of it...
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Washington's Cherry Trees: A Gift from Japan

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners work in groups to create publicity brochures for a tour of the Washington Basin during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Groups design, illustrate and include research information in their brochure. Research includes history of the...
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Presidents and their Monument/Memorials in Washington, D.C.

For Students 3rd - 4th
As part of a study of Washington, D.C., class members match images of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Thomas Jefferson with the monument/memorial that honors these presidents. In addition, they research the major contributions of...
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The March on Washington Logistics Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
I have a dream ... that all pupils will be able to organize a march of their own after learning about how Bayard Rustin organized the 1963 March on Washington for civil rights. Second out of five lessons, the resource has young reformers...
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Washington D.C.: A Walk in Their Shoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the important contributions historical people have made upon Washington DC. They read given sources and discuss the cultural and political climate of early Washington DC. Students write a journal of a fictional...
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See Washington Grow!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students use a given website to research the the growth of Washington DC. They explore the buildings, monuments and significant events. In groups, students use the internet and other sources to create an illustrated timeline of important...
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Washington, D.C.

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Washington, D.C. learning exercise, learners complete 6 pages of readings and questions about Washington, D.C. Included are general facts, geography, monuments, history, economy and people. There is a short text and 6 multiple...
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A "Capital" Idea

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders prepare for a field trip to Washington, DC by researching landmark, monument, or building in Washington. They use the information in small groups to design a multimedia presentation. They include a spreadsheet that shows...
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Washington, D.C. Map

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is an outline map of Washington, DC. Some of the points of interest in the city are labeled, as are Maryland, Virginia and Arlington. There are plenty of important monuments and locations not identified, making for a good project. 
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Washington, D. C.: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
In this United States history worksheet, learners use the 14 clues in order to fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers pertaining to Washington, D. C.
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Life Long Ago

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students analyze life in Washington, DC at the turn of the century. In this US history lesson, students explore the people, activities, and overall look of Washington DC on the cusp of a new century.
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Earthquake Strikes Virginia

For Students 7th - 10th
In August of 2011 an earthquake shook the nation's capitol, and became a newsworthy event; learners read this New York Times article to find out why. They read the piece then answer nine related comprehension questions. Two additional...
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Memorial Day at The National Mall (field trip)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students experience war stories from veterans and recognize sacrifices made through visiting national monuments. For this Memorial Day lesson students visit a website containing stories from veterans; they will share what they've learned...
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Washington D.C.

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students research Washington D.C.. In this American history lesson, students go on a virtual field trip to Washington D.C. by using Google Earth, and identify various landmarks such as the White House and Washington Monument.
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A Tour of Washington D.C.: Our Nation's Capital

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners guide others through Washington, D.C. For this research skills lesson, students research noteworthy destinations within the capital city. Learners share their findings with their classmates.
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Lesson 2/3 - Liberty and Order in the New Republic

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part two of the three-part series on the period following the American Revolutionary War offers insight into this fascinating time in the nation's history. Topics covered are well-documented and include the Napoleonic Wars, the causes of...
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EarthViewer

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Can you imagine Washington DC and London as close neighbors occupying the same continent? Learners will be fascinated as they step back in time and discover the evolution of the earth's continents and oceans from 4.5 billion years ago to...
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Breaking News English: Iraq War Protests in Washington DC

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Iraq War Protests in Washington DC," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.

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